The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt tackles the problems that emerge when attempting to talk about politics or religion. Over the years, Haidt has dedicated his life to building connections between opposing political factions. His research has led to the founding of Heterodox Academy. Here is their mission statement.
“To improve the quality of research and education in universities by increasing open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement.”See Our Story
Though written many years ago, the concepts in the book seem more relevant than ever as America goes through its cultural and political upheaval.(more…)